Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
October 16, 2002 10:08PM (UTC)

Book-loving residents of and visitors to the city of Portland, Ore., are already familiar with the legendary labyrinthine charms of Powell's City of Books, the largest new-and-used bookstore in the world. Powells.com, the online equivalent of this bibliophile's paradise, brings the Powell's experience to the Web including a bestseller list that reflects the eclectic tastes of Powell's customers. Salon.com is pleased to present it here.

1. You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers

Advertisement:
Hardcover, $22
Buy it | Read more on Dave Eggers

2. Summerland by Michael Chabon

Hardcover, $22.95
Buy it | Read about "Summerland" | Read more on Michael Chabon

3. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more about Eric Schlosser

4. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
Buy it| Read Salon's review | Read more on Alice Sebold

5. Porno by Irvine Welsh

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Irvine Welsh

6. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Barbara Ehrenreich

7. Blue Latitudes by Tony Horowitz

Hardcover, $20.80
Buy it

8. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Hear David Sedaris read

9. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Michael Chabon

10. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $15
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Jonathan Franzen

11. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review

12. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Richard Russo

13. Isle of Dogs by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read more on Patricia Cornwell

14. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Advertisement:
Paperback, $13.95
Buy it

15. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

16. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

17. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review

18. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $8.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Harry Potter

19. Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
Buy it

20. Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read more on James Patterson

Salon Staff

MORE FROM Salon Staff

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Books

BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••


Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •